THE Omnix 500 Series 5U 18-inch rack mount chassis available from Interworld Electronics is a suitable choice for specialised requirements of size, drive capacity and power handling that are not covered by other chassis options.
Developed by Kontron America, it offers a versatile set of drive and slot configurations.
Drive configurations include up to four vertically mounted 5.25-inch drives, and one 3.5-inch or with up to five horizontally mounted 5.25-inch and up to two 3.5-inch drives.
The 500 passive backplane system utilises the modular backplane design, and can accommodate backplanes from 9 to 20 slots, with user selectable number of PCI and ISA slots. It also has optional full-sized ATX motherboard mounting.
The standard power supplies are ATX form factor in 300W and 400W versions, both 115/230V ac and 48V dc. A 300W redundant power supply is also available. In addition, the 5U can handle up to 500W of N+1 redundant hot swap power supplies or 750W singular.
To ensure maximum uptime and reliability, the Omnix 500 Series comes with a range of options including RAID configurations that accommodate three RAID hard drives and includes a micro CD-ROM.
It also has optional alarm and sensor boards with LCD display and SNMP for remote monitoring. The optional RAC-100 fully integrated PCI controller enables complete server management from anywhere.
The Omnix 500 Series is also designed for use in rough environments. A unitised card cage brings all the components together minimising the overall shock and vibration impacts to internal components.
This design provides operating protection up to 15g shock and 1.5g vibration (test results and white paper available). Interworld Electronics 03 9563 5011.